Queen Elizabeth II, the longest serving monarch of the United Kingdom, passed away at Balmoral after battling months of illness. In her lifetime, she has visited India thrice, the first of which was in 1961, next in 1983 and last one in 1997, all with her husband and Duke of Edinburgh late Prince Phillip. Here's a sneak peek into some moments of her past visits to India.
Then the Queen's itinerary also included visit to the monument of Jallianwala Bagh that serves as a remembrance of the indiscriminate killing of unarmed people on April 13, 1919, which was Baisakhi.
"While the instrument (harmonium) may not have originated in India, it found a second life in India. Ghazals, qawwalis, Hindustani music and Bollywood music have used the harmonium generously," wrote a critic on Twitter.
Just days before RRR hits theatres, actors Ram Charan and Jr NTR and filmmaker SS Rajamouli visited Golden temple in Amritsar, Punjab.
The CM said he was deeply hurt by the alleged sacrilege attempt, which was unfortunate and needed to be condemned. If anyone has come with wrong intention, our intelligence agencies will try to nab and expose them, he said.
Amritsar: Brandishing of swords and open use of sticks was witnessed on Wednesday during a ceremony to mark the 34th anniversary of the Army’s ‘Operation Blue Star’ inside the Golden Temple complex. The clash between radical Sikh elements and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) took place right in front of the Akal Takht, the […]
Amritsar: Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal. “A chance visit to the Golden Temple, listening to the Gurbani and watching the world go by. Only word that comes to mind […]
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh celebrated their first wedding anniversary in a typical traditional way by visiting the Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Tirumalai Temple in Tirupati. The two dated for almost seven years before tying the knot. In all these years, the couple had a lot of time to know each other well. […]